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NRCS Extends Comment Period for Agricultural Conservation  Easement Program Interim Rule

Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Chief Jason Weller recently announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will extend the deadline to provide public comment on the Agricultura... Read More

NBA Scores and Schedule

NBA Sunday, May 3= Washington 104, Atlanta 98, Washington leads series 1-0 Golden State 101, Memphis 86, Golden State leads series 1-0< Monday, May 4= Chicago at Cleveland, 7 p.m. L.A. Clippers at Houston, 9:30 p.m.  ...... Read More

Lincoln, NE – The 2015 Nebraska Envirothon State Championship team hails from Concordia High School. Concordia Team 1 will now prepare for the National Envirothon in Springfield, Missouri in July. This is Concordia High School’s third straight w... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

INTERLEAGUE< San Francisco 5 L.A. Angels 0 AMERICAN LEAGUE= Sunday's Games= Cleveland 10, Toronto 7 Baltimore 4, Tampa Bay 2 Minnesota 13, Chicago White Sox 3 Detroit 6, Kansas City 4 Houston 7, Seattle 6 Oakland 7, Texas 1 N.Y. Yank... Read More

Awards Presented by Iowa State University Agriculture Honor Society

AMES, Iowa — The Iowa Chapter of the Honor Society of Agriculture, known as Gamma Sigma Delta, presented awards April 23 to Iowa State University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences alumni, faculty and students. Maynard Hogberg, professor e... Read More

$145,000 Up for Grabs:  Farm Bureau Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge

The American Farm Bureau Federation today announced applications for the Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge will be accepted beginning June 1 through June 30. Entrepreneurs will compete for $145,000 in startup funds. The challenge, now in its second... Read More

Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Travels to Turkey for G20 Agriculture Ministers Meeting

WASHINGTON, April 30, 2015 – U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will travel to Istanbul, Turkey, next week to meet his counterparts at the G20 Agriculture Ministers Meeting that will focus on food security. "The G20 ministerial provides an i... Read More

Huskers Wrap Up Strong Regular Season

Lincoln - The Nebraska softball team closed out the regular season with its 17th run-rule victory of the season, defeating Illinois, 9-1, in five innings Sunday afternoon at Bowlin Stadium. On Senior Day, Husker seniors Kylee Muir and Steph Pasquale ... Read More

Bayard hosts and sweeps Minuteman Athletic Conference Track and Field meets

Bayard ran to the boys and girls championships of the Minuteman Athletic Conference Track and Field Meet at Bayard Saturday. Both divisions were hotly contested.  The Tigers edged Potter-Dix 118-to-110 to win the girls competition.  Leyton finis... Read More

McCook edges Scottsbluff for tennis title

For the second time in two weeks the McCook Bison girls tennis team won an Invitational title edging out the Scottsbluff Bearcats for the top spot. Saturday the Bison won their own Invitational a week after topping Scottsbluff by one at the Bearca... Read More

Valmont Coatings Division Wins the Prestigious

OMAHA, Neb., April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Valmont Industries, Inc. (NYSE: VMI), is a global leader, designing and manufacturing highly engineered products that support global infrastructure development and agricultural productivity.  Its products ... Read More